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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has approved the proposed sale of Marquette General Hospital to Duke LifePoint, LLC. According to a statement from the Attorney General’s office, an eight-person review team examined the proposed sale and Schuette retained an independent expert to value the hospital’s assets and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A judge has thrown out a drunk driving charge against an Upper Michigan State Police post commander. Lieutenant William Smith of the Gladstone post was arrested by Sault Ste. Marie police on July 7, after his personal vehicle ended up in a ditch and he refused field […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team report the arrest of four people in Menominee in two separate incidents. Detectives say a Menominee man was arrested on heroin charges and additional charges are being sought against a woman involved in the arrest. The second incident resulted […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a two car accident in Marquette Township yesterday evening that sent one woman to the hospital. The accident happened just before 8 P.M. at the intersection of US 41 West and County Road HQ.  24-year-old Lisa Rautiola of Marquette was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Drunk driving charges, against a Michigan State Police Post Commander arrested last summer in the eastern U.P., have been dropped. The case against Lt. William Smith was dismissed yesterday in Chippewa County court after the judge ruled the test used to determine Smith’s blood alcohol level was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees addressed a land issue at a special meeting held early today. According to a statement from the university, Board members voted 6-0 with one abstention to terminate agreements for “right of first refusal” and  maintenance and landscaping responsibilities that were part […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a two vehicle accident in Marquette Township yesterday evening that sent one woman to the hospital. The accident happened just before 8:00 P.M. at the corner of US–41 West and Wright Street. A woman driving a minivan was turning left […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police in Gladstone are investigating several incidents in the past week involving so called “bottle-bombs.” Authorities say though the bombs were placed near driveways and front porches no one has been injured. The bombs are created by mixing a number of chemicals causing expansion of the bottle […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Fire Department is letting the public know that they are holding an multi-agency water rescue training today in the city. Several agencies, including firefighters, police, EMS and lifeguards are coming together for the exercise today from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Picnic Rocks […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Environmental Protection Agency held a public meeting last night in Marquette on the proposed construction of a new road in Western Marquette County. Several hundred people attended the session at Northern Michigan University on the proposal by the Marquette County Road Commission to build County Road […]

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